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LIMA, Peru - Peruvian police have put on display what they call the largest cocaine haul ever in the Andean nation.
September 01, 2014 - 20:21 GMT
One in Six U.S Police Departments Use Body Cameras
September 01, 2014 - 20:13 GMT
Turkish authorities on Monday detained some two dozen police officers in new nationwide raids over an alleged plot to overthrow the Islamic-rooted government of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.
September 01, 2014 - 17:45 GMT
VIENNA - Austrian police have announced the breakup of an international gang dealing in phony health products and say insufficient postage provided the major lead.
September 01, 2014 - 16:15 GMT
Reuters - A woman at the week-long Burning Man arts and culture festival in the Nevada desert died on Thursday when she was run over by a bus carrying participants, police and organizers said.
September 01, 2014 - 15:57 GMT
September 01, 2014 - 15:56 GMT
LONDON Reuters - British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Monday he would bring in new laws to give police the power to seize the passports of suspected Iraq and Syria-bound Islamist fighters.
September 01, 2014 - 15:22 GMT
NEWPORT, WALES - SEPTEMBER 01: Police motorcyclist patrol the main gates at the Celtic Manor Resort ahead of the Nato Summit 2014 that is being held in South Wales this week on September 1, 2014 in Newport, Wales.
September 01, 2014 - 15:08 GMT
Police in Ferguson, Mo., are now wearing body cameras, and reports suggest that interest in the technology among police departments nationwide has spiked since unrest swept the St.
September 01, 2014 - 14:20 GMT
ISLAMABAD Reuters - Clashes between Pakistani anti-government protesters and police resumed in the capital Islamabad late on Monday afternoon with security forces firing teargas to stop demonstrators trying to reach Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's residence.
September 01, 2014 - 13:00 GMT
The Royal Danish Navy arrested 14 volunteers from the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society on Saturday for trying to intervene in the slaughter of 33 pilot whales in the Faroe Islands, a protectorate of Denmark.
September 01, 2014 - 12:02 GMT
Bosnian police on Monday detained 13 former Bosnian Serb soldiers and policemen suspected of taking part in the murder and persecution of hundreds of Bosnian Croats and Muslim Bosniaks early in the country's 1992-95 war.
September 01, 2014 - 11:10 GMT
ISTANBUL - Turkish authorities have issued arrests warrants for 33 police officers accused of plotting against the government.
September 01, 2014 - 08:56 GMT
Six people were arrested after football fans rioted and torched a police car in Malaysia before being dispersed by tear gas and baton-charges, an official said on Monday.
September 01, 2014 - 06:57 GMT
ISLAMABAD - Anti-government protesters and Pakistani police have clashed once again as the demonstrators pushed into a sprawling government complex in the country's capital in an effort to try to reach the prime minister's official residence.
September 01, 2014 - 06:57 GMT
Dozens of Turkish police officers, including a former chief of a police financial unit, were detained on Monday in a fresh wave of arrests over allegations that officers were involved in plotting against the government, local media said.
September 01, 2014 - 06:24 GMT
ISLAMABAD Reuters - A large crowd of Pakistani protesters pushed closer to the prime minister's house in central Islamabad on Monday, fighting running battles with police after breaking into the Pakistan Secretariat area which houses government ministries.
September 01, 2014 - 06:04 GMT
Pakistani protesters wielding sticks and throwing stones clashed with police in the center of the capital Islamabad on Monday after weeks of demonstrations demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation turned violent over the weekend.
September 01, 2014 - 05:15 GMT
ISLAMABAD Reuters - Pakistani protesters wielding sticks and throwing stones clashed with police in the center of the capital Islamabad on Monday after weeks of demonstrations demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's resignation turned violent over the weekend.
September 01, 2014 - 04:52 GMT
HONG KONG Reuters - Hong Kong police on Monday used pepper spray to disperse pro-democracy activists who stormed a security check-point at a venue where a senior Chinese official was explaining Beijing's decision not to grant the former British colony full democracy.
September 01, 2014 - 04:18 GMT
Reuters - Seven people were arrested on Sunday at the Made in America music festival in downtown Los Angeles, following an opening day that left more than two dozen people in handcuffs, police said.
September 01, 2014 - 03:46 GMT
Police officers in Ferguson, Missouri, have begun wearing body cameras after weeks of unrest over the shooting death of an unarmed black teen by a white officer and sharply differing accounts of the incident, officials said on Sunday.
September 01, 2014 - 01:44 GMT
LAS VEGAS - The father of a woman whose June rampage with her husband left two Las Vegas police officers and a good Samaritan dead visited the restaurant and store where the three were gunned down, saying he was still in disbelief and thinks about the victims' families every day.
September 01, 2014 - 00:53 GMT
WELLINGTON, New Zealand - A gunman in New Zealand shot dead two people and injured a third at an unemployment office before escaping on a bicycle, police say.
September 01, 2014 - 00:52 GMT
Spanish police arrested Brett and Naghmeh King after they took their son Ashya from a British hospital and left for the Costa del Sol to seek a treatment for their son that is not available in Britain.
September 01, 2014 - 00:27 GMT
English was arraigned on a misdemeanor charge and released on $1,500 bail following his early morning arrest, Southampton police said.
August 31, 2014 - 22:45 GMT
KINGSTON, Jamaica - Jamaican police say a pair of gunmen engaged in a shootout with officers after injuring a group of people in a downtown area of the Caribbean island's capital.
August 31, 2014 - 22:35 GMT
ISLAMABAD - Anti-government protesters armed with slingshots and hammers clashed repeatedly with police Sunday in the Pakistani capital, and the powerful military cautioned the prime minister against further use of force in the crisis that has triggered the biggest challenge yet to his authority.
August 31, 2014 - 21:19 GMT
Four men were struck by an SUV early Sunday morning in Northeast Philadelphia, and police say the driver may have hit them intentionally.
August 31, 2014 - 18:34 GMT
Thirty seven people were killed when a suicide bomber rammed an explosives-packed Humvee military vehicle into a construction site, used by the army and police, according to two police officers and a medical official.
August 31, 2014 - 17:53 GMT
Two suicide bombers detonated explosives-rigged vehicles near positions of security forces in the city of Ramadi on Sunday, killing 10 people, Iraqi police and a doctor said.
August 31, 2014 - 17:23 GMT
Four members of one family were found shot to death at their home in a Chicago suburb, police said on Sunday.
August 31, 2014 - 17:14 GMT
SAN JOSE, Calif. - Police in Northern California say San Francisco 49er Ray McDonald has been arrested on domestic violence charges.
August 31, 2014 - 16:53 GMT
ISLAMABAD - Thousands of anti-government protesters tried to raid the official residence of Pakistan's prime minister, sparking clashes with police that killed three people and wounded nearly 400 amid cries for the premier to step down, officials said Sunday.
August 31, 2014 - 14:50 GMT
Pakistani opposition leader Imran Khan called on his supporters on Sunday to take to the streets across the country after at least three people were killed in clashes between protesters and police in the capital overnight.
August 31, 2014 - 13:52 GMT
MOGADISHU, Somalia - Somalia's government forces have regained control of a high security prison in the capital, Mogadishu, that was attacked Sunday morning by heavily armed suspected Islamic militants in an apparent attempt to free militants held there, police said.
August 31, 2014 - 12:04 GMT
MADRID - A critically-ill 5-year-old boy driven to Spain by his parents against doctors' advice is receiving medical treatment for a brain tumor in a Spanish hospital as his parents await extradition to Britain, police said Sunday.
August 31, 2014 - 11:55 GMT
Philadelphia police say a man robbed a 7-Eleven store in East Oak Lane with a sword.
August 31, 2014 - 11:55 GMT
Dubai AFP - A Bahraini appeals court on Sunday upheld a 10-year-jail term against photojournalist Ahmed Humaidan, convicted of attacking a police station, a judicial source told AFP.
August 31, 2014 - 11:46 GMT
GAUHATI, India - A group of tribespeople in northeastern India are enforcing a general strike to protest the killing by police of two of its members.
August 31, 2014 - 10:51 GMT
MOGADISHU, Somalia - A Somali police officer says heavily armed suspected Islamic militants have attacked a high security prison in the Somali capital.
August 31, 2014 - 10:20 GMT
MOGADISHU Reuters - A suicide car bomber rammed a national-intelligence facility in Somalia's capital on Sunday and gunmen then attacked the building, which is used to hold suspected militants a senior police officer said.
August 31, 2014 - 10:11 GMT
HONG KONG - AUGUST 31: Police officers patrol an area where proesters from Occupy Central are expected to gather on August 31, 2014 in Hong Kong, Hong Kong.
August 31, 2014 - 10:06 GMT
Mogadishu AFP - Suspected Shebab militants attacked Somalia's intelligence headquarters in central Mogadishu on Sunday, setting off a bomb and opening fire on the complex, police and witnesses said.
August 31, 2014 - 09:54 GMT
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani police are clashing with scattered pockets of anti-government protesters trying to advance on the prime minister's residence after a night of violence that saw hundreds wounded and the first death in more than two weeks of demonstrations.
August 31, 2014 - 06:07 GMT
LINCOLN CITY, Ore. - A 9-year-old girl died when a sand hole collapsed on her at a beach, police in the Oregon coastal town of Lincoln City said.
August 31, 2014 - 01:45 GMT
State police say one person was killed when a limo bus crashed into an SUV in Tuckahoe, Cape May County.
August 31, 2014 - 01:10 GMT
At least 300 people were wounded in clashes between police and protesters in Pakistan's capital Islamabad, hospital officials said Sunday, as a fortnight-long political impasse took a violent turn.
August 31, 2014 - 00:43 GMT
Reuters - Six people have died in a fire at a mobile home in rural North Carolina, and investigators are seeking to find the cause of the deadly blaze, police said on Saturday.
August 30, 2014 - 22:36 GMT
New Jersey State Police say one person was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Tuckahoe, Cape May County.
August 30, 2014 - 22:36 GMT
Four soldiers and a police officer kidnapped in the east of Lebanon nearly a month ago were freed late Saturday by the Syrian branch of Al-Qaeda, a security service official told AFP.
August 30, 2014 - 22:16 GMT
Reuters - A 9-year-old girl who was digging in a large sand hole on an Oregon beach suffocated and died after the sand caved in around her and other beachgoers were unable to dig her out in time, police said on Saturday.
August 30, 2014 - 22:16 GMT
At least 120 people were wounded in clashes between thousands of police and protesters in Pakistan's capital Islamabad Saturday, as a fortnight-long political impasse took a violent turn when opposition groups attempted to storm the prime minister's residence.
August 30, 2014 - 21:20 GMT
Reuters - Hundreds of marchers took to the streets in Ferguson, Missouri, on Saturday, local media reported, with protesters calling for justice three weeks after a white police officer shot and killed Michael Brown, an unarmed black teenager.
August 30, 2014 - 20:51 GMT
Contrary to what they previously reported, police now say that a man found dead along a roadway in Philadelphia's Logan section was not the victim of a hit-and-run.
August 30, 2014 - 20:41 GMT
FERGUSON, MO - AUGUST 30: Michael Brown Sr.
August 30, 2014 - 20:07 GMT
British police on Saturday charged a 39-year-old man with a religiously motivated assault on firebrand left-wing lawmaker George Galloway on a west London street.
August 30, 2014 - 19:52 GMT
Pakistani police fired teargas after thousands of protesters threatened to march on the prime minister's house to force him to resign, a police source said.
August 30, 2014 - 18:25 GMT
About 10,000 people turned out to demonstrate against a small rally by Sweden's extreme right in Stockholm on Saturday, just two weeks ahead of an election where immigration is a key issue.
August 30, 2014 - 17:57 GMT
ISLAMABAD - Pakistani police are firing tear gas at thousands of protesters led by a cricket-legend-turned politician and an anti-government cleric as they march toward the prime minister's home in the capital.
August 30, 2014 - 17:57 GMT
After getting a threat on President Obama's life, the US Secret Service asked Connecticut state and local police for help Friday in finding a blue 2014 Volkswagen Jetta with Connecticut license plates.
August 30, 2014 - 16:21 GMT
STOCKHOLM - Swedish riot police have clashed with thousands of people protesting against a neo-Nazi political party's election rally in Stockholm about two weeks before a parliamentary vote.
August 30, 2014 - 15:36 GMT
LONDON - British police say a critically ill 5-year-old boy whose parents took him out of a hospital against doctors' advice may be in Spain.
August 30, 2014 - 15:09 GMT
A suicide bomber driving a car packed with explosives killed at least 11 people and wounded 30 on Saturday in a town just south of Baghdad, police and medical sources said.
August 30, 2014 - 12:45 GMT
Basic facts about the southern African state of Lesotho, where soldiers seized control of the police headquarters on Saturday in what a government minister described as a coup: - GEOGRHY: Lesotho has the particularity of being not only landlocked but being also surrounded on all sides by the territory of just one other state, South Africa.
August 30, 2014 - 12:19 GMT
JOHANNESBURG Reuters - Lesotho's armed forces denied attempting a coup against Prime Minister Thomas Thabane on Saturday, saying they had moved against police elements suspected of planning to arm a political faction, an army spokesman said.
August 30, 2014 - 11:27 GMT
The death of a man who was restrained by police during a drug-fueled outburst was ruled a homicide by the city's medical examiner, New York police said, as the department faces accusations of overly harsh arrest tactics.
August 30, 2014 - 10:49 GMT
India's federal police have filed charges against a former minister, his media mogul brother, and a Malaysian tycoon over alleged corruption to help Malaysia's Maxis group take control of an Indian mobile phone carrier eight years ago.
August 30, 2014 - 09:42 GMT
JOHANNESBURG - A security guard in the capital of Lesotho says the military has occupied police stations there and are moving to other districts.
August 30, 2014 - 08:09 GMT
Military units in Lesotho surrounded government and police buildings and gunfire was heard in the small mountainous southern African kingdom on Saturday, in what diplomats said appeared to be an attempted coup.
August 30, 2014 - 07:51 GMT
Lesotho's military seized control of the tiny African kingdom's police headquarters and jammed radio stations and phones in the early hours Saturday, a government minister and member of the ruling coalition told AFP.
August 30, 2014 - 07:29 GMT
Leaders of El Salvador's major gangs on Friday said their members would no longer attack police and the military in a bid to revive a tattered gang truce and slash high rates of violence that have rocked the Central American nation.
August 30, 2014 - 02:46 GMT
Two Northern California cities have made plans to rid themselves of armored vehicles built to withstand roadside bombs that their police got for free from the U.S Also in recent days, a sheriff in New Jersey said he would stop the acquisition of a similar vehicle, and two police departments in North Carolina announced plans to hold forums to hear concerns about law enforcement's militarization.
August 30, 2014 - 01:22 GMT
SALT LAKE CITY - Police are seeking further details about photos that appear to show a Utah woman at a nightclub with a beer sometime before her newborn baby was dumped in a trash can.
August 29, 2014 - 21:24 GMT
A police officer has resigned after pointing a rifle at protesters during racially charged demonstrations in Ferguson, Missouri, and another has been fired for inappropriate social media posts stemming from the two weeks of civil unrest, officials said on Friday.
August 29, 2014 - 21:14 GMT
NEW YORK - Joan Rivers was hospitalized Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said.
August 29, 2014 - 19:37 GMT
In its Deep Futures " war game this year at the US Army War College, the Army looked three decades into the future, bringing together top US military officials, counterterrorism experts, and even New York City police to look at the greatest threats that the Pentagon is likely to be facing.
August 29, 2014 - 19:36 GMT
Jailed Spokeman Of Greece's Golden Psrty Ilias Kasidiaris Is Gramnted Leave From Prison For His Swearing In Ceremony
ATHENS, GREECE - 29 AUGUST: Parliament member Ilias Kasidiaris is escorted by police officers as he leaves Athens municipal amphitheater on August 29, 2014 in Athens, Greece.
August 29, 2014 - 19:08 GMT
PARIS - Police are searching for a 5-year-old British boy with a severe brain tumor whose parents took him out of a British hospital and were last seen in France.
August 29, 2014 - 18:29 GMT
KEARNS, Utah - A newborn girl was fighting for her life a day after Utah police say her mother dumped her in a neighbor's trash can, an act the woman's parents said Wednesday that she didn't fully comprehend.
August 29, 2014 - 17:04 GMT
NEW YORK - New York Police Commissioner William Bratton says the city is closely following developments overseas after Britain raised its terror threat level.
August 29, 2014 - 16:53 GMT
August 29, 2014 - 16:36 GMT
Philadelphia Police have released surveillance video of Thursday's ambush, shooting and robbery in a Pathmark parking lot.
August 29, 2014 - 15:18 GMT
AMSTERDAM - The Dutch government has unveiled a raft of measures aimed at countering radicalization of Muslims in the country, a day after police announced the arrest of two men suspected of recruiting people to fight in conflicts in Syria and Iraq.
August 29, 2014 - 14:23 GMT
VIENNA - The drug bust was perfectly planned. Unfortunately, Austrian police broke down the wrong door.
August 29, 2014 - 12:25 GMT
BAGHDAD - Iraqi police officials say that clashes between Iraqi soldiers and militants with the Islamic State group south of Baghdad have killed four soldiers.
August 29, 2014 - 12:25 GMT
A woman has died after police say she was struck by three vehicles early Friday in the Logan section of Philadelphia.
August 29, 2014 - 12:07 GMT
A witness told police the victim was struck by one vehicle and run over by a second in Philadelphia's Logan section. Neither driver stopped.
August 29, 2014 - 10:59 GMT
A woman is hospitalized after police say she was struck by one vehicle and run over by a second in Philadelphia's Hunting Park section.
August 29, 2014 - 10:42 GMT
The filming of the reality show Cops turned deadly when US police firing on a man suspected of robbing a restaurant hit a TV sound man and killed him, police said.
August 29, 2014 - 09:18 GMT
BERLIN - Police say a leftist group is claiming responsibility for an arson attack on Berlin's subway system that is causing delays for thousands of commuters.
August 29, 2014 - 08:51 GMT
JERUSALEM - Israeli police say a recently found body has been identified after a forensic investigation as that of a U.S religious student who disappeared while hiking in Jerusalem last week.
August 29, 2014 - 06:16 GMT
A Montana college student whose disappearance prompted a search by hundreds of police and volunteers was found dead from injuries sustained in a car accident in the mountains of central Idaho, authorities said late on Thursday.
August 29, 2014 - 06:15 GMT
A Colorado judge overseeing the murder case against accused theater gunman James Holmes said on Thursday that police may have lied when they denied leaking details of the case to Fox News, but declined to appoint a special prosecutor.
August 29, 2014 - 03:32 GMT
The head of the police union in Connecticut's state capital on Thursday blasted the city's police chief for marching with protesters demanding that criminal charges be dropped against a teenager subdued by an officer's stun gun last week.
August 29, 2014 - 00:58 GMT
VANCOUVER, British Columbia - Police say a bus carrying Asian tourists has rolled over on a mountain highway in British Columbia and dozens of people have been injured, six of them critically.
August 29, 2014 - 00:19 GMT
NEW YORK - Joan Rivers is in a New York City hospital Thursday after she was rushed from a doctor's office when she went into cardiac arrest, police and hospital officials said.
August 28, 2014 - 23:58 GMT
Police in a West Virginia city altered video evidence in the death of a mentally ill black man who was shot and killed last year during a confrontation with officers, a lawyer for the victim's family said on Thursday.
August 28, 2014 - 23:56 GMT
Pennsylvania State Police are making sure the ride back to school is a safe one.
August 28, 2014 - 22:23 GMT
Israeli police said on Thursday they had found the body of a 23-year-old American student who went missing last week near a forest in Jerusalem and that they did not suspect a criminal motive.
August 28, 2014 - 22:14 GMT